700 participants will compete in this test
This morning the Casal de Paguera hosted the press conference to present the second edition of the Challenge Paguera-Mallorca.
Among the attendees have participated Mario Mola, that debuts in the distance and in usyas statements "with great enthusiasm ... it is a different distance than what I will face tomorrow in Paguera, but I take it with great enthusiasm and motivation and I have worked and prepared the competition"
Mario Mola he faces his debut in the middle distance "with great enthusiasm ... it is a different distance than what I will face tomorrow in Paguera, but I take it with great enthusiasm and motivation and I have worked and prepared the competition".
The runner-up of the world 2014 and 2015 highlighted the circuits "it is a luck to be able to swim at this time of the year, in October, in open waters, I believe that in few places it can be done". Asked about the circuits, he pointed out that "it is a very pleasant circuit, despite the distance-I'm not used to it- but the circuits invite you to enjoy it, which combines sections of ascents with flat stretches ... very varied".
Marcel Zamora, Spanish reference of long distance with a wide track record in this modality, recognized to be a lover of the area in which he has trained in previous occasions, "it is a circuit that is grateful. It's hard, it was divided into two parts with a hard first inside, along with a second part pretty fast. " Among its main adversaries, I would like to highlight the presence on the departure list of Mola, together with Filip Ospaly and Giulio Molinari, among others ".
Finally, Maja Stage Nielsen, bronze medal in the 2014 edition confirmed her good moment affirming that "I really want to compete, I am very happy to be here again. I feel very fit and I am ready to give everything tomorrow. "
An 2015 edition that will start tomorrow from the 9: 00 hours, with the exit located in the beach of Torà of the municipality of Paguera for after 1, 9 km of swimming out on the beach of La Romana and go to the first transition. From then on, the triathletes will start the impressive and demanding cycling tour.
A winding section of 90 km, very technical that incorporates strong slopes through a sector that combines mountain, natural landscapes at the foot of the Serra de Tramuntana (World Heritage of UNESCO), traditional towns such as the iconic Es Capdellà, costa, and some of the most well-known tourist centers of Europe going into Palmanova, Magaluf, El Toro, Santa Ponça. To finish with 21 km of running race in the vicinity of Paguera.